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  • Auction Committee Meeting

    April 27, 2015

    7:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    The Auction Committee with be meeting.

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  • Dog Training Kick Off Meeting

    April 27, 2015

    7:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    All Dog members are encouraged to attend.

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  • Grubby Day Camp Counselor and Volunteer Applications Due

    May 1, 2015

    This year we are looking for help in two different volunteer roles to support the 2015 Grubby Day Camp.

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  • Small Engine's Workshop

    May 2, 2015

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Dakota County Extension Office, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Save the date for a free introductory small engines workshop.

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  • Dog Training Classes

    May 4, 2015

    Dakota County 4-H offers dog training classes in obedience, showmanship, and agility. Classes are held every Monday beginning the first Monday of May and run through the State Dog Show in September.

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  • Goat and Sheep Weigh In

    May 7, 2015

    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Dakota County Fairgrounds, Children's Barnyard, Farmington

    Dakota County 4-H Goat and Sheep Weigh In

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  • Dakota County 4-H Livestock ID Night

    May 7, 2015

    5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    This evening is for having your questions answered, pick up ear tags and enrolling your animals in 4HOnline.

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  • Horse Information Night

    May 7, 2015

    5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    Here’s your chance to have your questions answered regarding the 4-H Horse project. A computer lab will be set-up for you to enter your horse ID’s and coggins into 4HOnline.

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  • Beef PDC Meeting

    May 7, 2015

    8:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Beef project members and volunteers are encouraged to come to this important county fair planning meeting.

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  • Dakota County 4-H Project Day

    May 9, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    We will have a morning filled with various project areas for youth to sample. We are hoping you walk away from this workshop with projects and ideas for the fair!

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  • Fairy Garden Workshop

    May 9, 2015

    11:00am - 12:30pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Youth who participate in this workshop will leave with a finished product that they can hopefully take to the 2015 County Fair.

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  • Rube Goldberg Kick Off Meeting

    May 9, 2015

    12:30pm - 2:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Based on Rube Goldberg machines, youth will design overly complex contraptions that can do the simple task using everyday items in whimsical ways that interact in a series of chain-reactions.

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  • Federation Annual Meeting

    May 11, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    We will be holding the Dakota County 4-H Annual Federation Meeting where we will be electing officers for the 2015-2016 4-H year. Youth in 6th grade and older can run for an office. We are also looking for adult volunteers to serve as adult advisors to the committee. If this is something that you are interested in please plan to attend this meeting.

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  • Re-enrollment Due

    May 15, 2015

    Reminder! Please go on to www.4honline.com and get re-enrolled into the 4-H program. Members enrolling after this date will not be eligible for state trips or champions.

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  • Livestock Identification Deadline

    May 15, 2015

    State animal identification deadline.

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  • Horse Camp Earlybird Registration Deadline

    May 15, 2015

    Horse camp is a great opportunity for 4-H horse members to participate in horse clinics while spending time with others who are interested in horses.

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  • Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics Training (LQA&E)

    May 16, 2015

    9:00am - 12:00pm

    Square Deal Dairy, 26829 Donnelly Ave, Randolph

    All youth participating as a State Fair 4-H livestock exhibitor in beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, meat and dairy goat and lama must have completed the a Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics workshop.

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  • Horse Camp Counselor and Day Camp Counselor Training

    May 18, 2015

    5:00pm - 7:30pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Camp counselor training.

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  • Contact Leader Meeting

    May 21, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    Contact leaders please save the date for the upcoming contact leader meeting.

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  • 4-H Graduation Event

    May 28, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    Seniors in high school along with college freshman are invited to this event.

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  • Gopher Dairy Camp

    June 7, 2015 to June 9, 2015

    University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

    Gopher Dairy Camp is a fun 3-day workshop for teens wanting to improve their dairy cattle skills. The camp is open to all youth that have completed grades 6-11, but not yet started 12th grade.

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  • YELLO!

    June 10, 2015 to June 13, 2015

    3:30 pm to 11:30 am

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds - 4H Building, 1265 Snelling Ave, St Paul

    Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Out loud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun, citizenship and leadership conference planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors. Approximately 300 youth from across Minnesota participate in activities, hear speakers, engage in service projects, and explore fun and educational opportunities.

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  • Dakota County Horse Camp

    June 12, 2015 to June 14, 2015

    Dakota County Fairgrounds

    Horse Camp is for 4-H members in the horse project, grade 3 and older.

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  • Supersession: A 4-H Dog Project Training Workshop

    June 13, 2015 to June 14, 2015

    Redwood County Fairgrounds, Redwood Falls

    4-H dog owners bring their dogs to this training and networking workshop for youth ages fourth grade and older, their families, trainers, potential trainers, youth and adult leaders.

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  • Science of Agriculture Response Challenge - SOAR

    June 18, 2015 to June 19, 2015

    The new 4-H Science of Agriculture Response Challenge asks youth to explore and develop science-based solutions to agriculture-related issues they have identified in their communities.

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  • Grubby Day Camp Session 1

    June 18, 2015

    9:00am - 5:00pm

    Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th Street West, Farmington

    If you are in Kindergarten through 5th grade then Grubby Day Camp is for you! 4-H members and non-4-H friends are invited to this fun filled one or two day camp.

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  • Grubby Day Camp Session 2

    June 19, 2015

    9:00am - 5:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    If you are in Kindergarten through 5th grade then Grubby Day Camp is for you! 4-H members and non-4-H friends are invited to this fun filled one or two day camp.

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  • Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)

    June 20, 2015 to June 27, 2015

    National 4-H Conference Center, Washington D.C.

    CWF is a week-long 4-H citizenship and leadership event for high school youth from across the United States, that takes place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Washington D.C.

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  • Dakota County 4-H Resident Camp - Session 1 - FULL

    June 22, 2015 to June 24, 2015

    Baker Near Wilderness Camp, Maple Plain

    This session is full and no longer taking registrations. Campers will enjoy cabin camping, campfires, challenges, outdoor adventures, crafts, cultural encounter, service project, fun, making new friends, and much more!

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  • Dakota County 4-H Resident Camp - Session 2

    June 24, 2015 to June 26, 2015

    Baker Near Wilderness Camp, Maple Plain

    Campers will enjoy cabin camping, campfires, challenges, outdoor adventures, crafts, cultural encounter, service project, fun, making new friends, and much more!

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  • County Fair Registration Form Deadline

    July 1, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    More information coming in May.

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  • Media and Food Review Contest

    July 15, 2015

    New this year we will be holding the food review, video and presentation software contest prior to the fair, more details to come out this spring.

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  • Arts In 2015 "The Sky's the Limit" Rehearsal

    July 20, 2015 to July 22, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th St. West, Farmington

    “The Sky’s the Limit!” is the theme for the 2015 Dakota County Arts In performance. Rehearsal dates are set for Monday, July 20 to Wednesday, July 22 at the Dakota County Extension Office in Farmington. Youth in 6th grade and above are welcome to attend.

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  • Dog Project County Fair Prep Night Meeting

    July 27, 2015

    7:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Fair prep.

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  • Livestock PDC Meeting

    July 30, 2015

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Everyone is invited to the Dakota County Livestock PDC meeting.

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  • Livestock Night - Interviews and Barn Set Up

    August 3, 2015

    5:30pm - 8:00pm

    Dakota County Fairgrounds - Sheep/Goat Barn, 4008 220th St W, Farmington

    There will be a sign up sheet in the sheep/goat barn so that you can help with barn set up as you wait for your time during the evening.

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  • Clothing and Fashion Review Judging

    August 5, 2015

    Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

    Dakota County 4-H Clothing Judging event!

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  • Dakota County Fair General Project Entry Day

    August 8, 2015

    10:00am - 3:00pm

    4-H Building, Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St W, Farmington

    Dakota County Fair general projects are entered and judged.

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  • Dakota County Fair

    August 10, 2015 to August 16, 2015

    Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th Street West, Farmington

    Dakota County Fair 2015, come out and join the fun!

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  • Rabbit Agility Competition

    August 14, 2015

    6:00pm

    Dakota County Fairgrounds - in the Sheep Barn Judging Arena, 4008 220th St W Farmington

    Rabbit Agility is like dog agility where animals maneuver through a course of equipment: over, under, around and through in a timed event/race.

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  • Minnesota State Fair

    August 27, 2015 to September 7, 2015

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St Paul

    The great Minnesota get together, Minnesota State Fair 2015!

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